[CALL] WWTF Life Sciences 2023 - Understanding biology with AI/ML


Internal deadline: 2023-03-21

Deadline [short proposal]: 2023-04-04

Deadline [full proposal]: 2023-08-08

for researchers and scientists in Vienna

please mind the internal deadline: 2023-03-21


The Life Sciences 2023 Call „Understanding Biology with AI/ML” will be opened on 31st January 2023. This call is open to researchers in Vienna seeking to conduct a cutting-edge research project (2 - 4 years) that addresses a question in biology, biomedicine, or clinical sciences by applying innovative artificial intelligence (AI) or machine learning (ML) methods to large data sets.

A total of € 6 million has been dedicated to this call. The funding range per project is € 400,000 - € 800,00. Additional funding opportunities are available for collaborative projects between scientists in Vienna and Lower Austria. Details can be found at Joint Projects - WWTF.

This is a two-stage call:

  • Deadline for short proposals: 4th April 2023, 2pm
  • Deadline for full proposals (upon invitation): 8th August 2023, 2pm
  • The funding decision is expected in mid-December 2023

An online workshop will be held on 16th December 2022 at 10am. At this workshop, invited speakers currently working at the interface of experimental biology or clinical sciences and AI/ML will share insights and experiences from their own research. Registration for this workshop is not necessary.